Welcome to South Texas College!

We are delighted and honored to welcome you to South Texas College, where we know you’ll make an amazing addition to our proud institution.  Since our inception in 1993, we’ve prioritized education and have offered our community the courses, certificates, and degrees it deserves. Our goal is to pave your way towards a bright future; whether it’s by preparing you for a transfer to a four-year college or by giving you the tools you’ll need in the career of your dreams.

With South Texas College by your side, you’ll be able to grow and develop in an encouraging and supportive environment. Our devoted professors and small class sizes are a perfect fit for those students who are as determined to share ideas as they are passionate about learning. Your journey to a rewarding tomorrow begins today and we are proud to be the ones who help you take the first step in your academic experience. 


South Texas College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the Baccalaureate and Associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of South Texas College.

South Texas College's offerings are approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. It is also approved for veterans' educational training in Certificate and Associate of Applied Science Degree programs by the Texas Education Agency.

Catalog 2019-2020 • Vol. 23, No. 1 • Effective September 1, 2019

Published by South Texas College 
P.O. Box 9701, McAllen, TX 78502-9701

While this bulletin was prepared on the basis of the best information available at the time, South Texas College reserves the right to change any information, including tuition and fees, course offerings and admissions requirements without notice or obligation in keeping with policies approved by the Board of Trustees of South Texas College.

This catalog is a general information publication only. It is not intended to, nor does it contain, all regulations that relate to students. The provisions of this catalog do not constitute a contract, express or implied, between any applicant, student or faculty member and South Texas College. The College reserves the right to withdraw courses at any time, to change fees and tuition, calendar, curriculum, degree requirements, graduation procedures, and any other requirements affecting students. Changes will become effective whenever enacted by the College’s administration and will apply to both prospective students and those already enrolled.